[icecast] Re: Compiling ices

Marc Remijn marc at dubhead.xs4all.nl
Thu Jan 30 22:46:12 PST 2003



On Friday 31 January 2003 04:28, Geoff Shang wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Marc Remijn wrote:
> > Looks good, but if I connnect to the stream with my local xmms, it
> > continually pre-buffers. When the buffer is filled it starts again pre
> > buffering instead of playing.
>
> This isn't an icecast issues, it's really an xmms issue.  Unfortunately,
> its an issue that affects many other players too.  XMMS is assuming that
> it's an mp3 stream and uses the mp3 plugin to try and play it.  the way to
> get around this is to use a mount point with a .ogg extension (e.g.
> /live.ogg or /test.ogg) and xmms should play it fine.
>

Thanks, that was what was causing the problem. Now it's OK.

Marc

> Geoff.
>
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